Clinical Social Worker - Geropsychiatric Unit

Bangor, Maine, United States | Human Services | Full-time

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Opening Date:  November 4, 2020

Closing Date:  November 19, 2020 or Until Filled

Job Class Code:  5121
Grade: 25
Salary: $48,235.20 - $64,604.80**

**This includeds an Institutional Stipend of .60¢/hr


Position Number: 03200-2131

 

Agency information: 

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is dedicated to promoting health, safety, resilience, and opportunity for Maine people. The Department provides health and social services to approximately a third of the State's population, including children, families, older Mainers, and individuals with disabilities, mental illness, and substance use disorders. The Department also promotes public health, operates two state psychiatric hospitals, and provides oversight to health care providers.

. Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center (“DDPC”) is a 69-bed psychiatric hospital serving Mainers with severe mental illness. As a member of a statewide community of caregivers, DDPC collaborates with individuals who have severe and persistent mental illness and their community and personal supports. We provide recovery-oriented, respectful, compassionate, and effective psychiatric care and treatment in the least restrictive, safest, and most therapeutic environment we can create.

Job duties:

Under the direction of the Clinical Director, in partnership with the Senior Psychologists on staff, and as part of a multidisciplinary team the Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) will provide direct services including individual therapy, developing psychosocial treatment plans, assessment, providing clinical consultation to patent/staff consultations, conducting research, instructing students and staff, etc. Work is performed under limited supervision, but with clinical oversight.

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Working knowledge of cognitive-behavioral therapy, diagnostics, and demonstrated experience working with patients in both individual and group treatment settings.
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker LCSW, current and unrestricted issued from the appropriate Maine State Board.
  • Knowledge and experience with evidence-based practices, including trauma informed care framework.
  • Strong clerical/administrative skills including personal computer skills (Microsoft Office software and EHR).
  • Successful experience working within a multidisciplinary team setting.

  Licensure as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), as issued by the Maine Board of Social Worker Licensure. 

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

For additional information about this position please contact Audrey Masilla, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist at 207-941-4055 or email audrey.g.masilla@maine.gov. To apply, please upload a resume and cover letter. To request a paper application, please contact Theresa Peppard at theresa.m.peppard@maine.gov

 BENEFITS
Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 14.11% of pay   

The bi-weekly dollar values of some State-paid benefits for full-time employees include: $14.60 for dental insurance; 14.11% of employee’s pay towards retirement; and, depending on the employee’s annual pay, at least 85% ($400.34) of health insurance premiums (more information is available here). Participation in the Health Premium Credit Program can decrease the employee’s cost of health insurance by 5%. 

The Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.